Virgin Galactic ended its flight into space on Saturday, signaling the progress of Richard Branson, a real estate agent following a delay in his flight.
VSS Unity Virgin Galactic arrived 89.2 miles before returning two pilots to the road in New Mexico, the company said, marking their first flight in two years. The ship also carried Nasa-assisted experiments.
Virgin Galactic has faced a number of obstacles, including a dead skin in 2014, on the way to tourist attractions. This week’s opening was originally scheduled for December, but the company canceled the trip after being electrocuted.
In March, one of Virgin Galactic’s biggest contributors, Chamath Palihapitiya businesswoman, sold the rest of the company’s stock for about $ 200m.
Palihapitiya, who owns unplanned shares through a private company that uses Virgin Galactic publicly, said it will continue to support the company’s efforts and provide the funds for seasonal projects.
Shares at Virgin Galactic have dropped nearly two-thirds from the $ 62.80 peak in February, giving the company a $ 5.1bn market share. The product is back this weekend Virgin Galactic announced a trip to Saturday.
Virgin Galactic is planning to complete three more test planes before they launch next year, and put them behind Blue Origin in a race to put ordinary people in space. Sir Richard is expected to take part in the second phase of this initiative.
Blue Origin recently inaugurated a carriage for people on their first tour, and painting great offer of $ 2.8m.
The launch, which will take place on July 20, will be the first commercial flight across the Kármán line, which is the international border between the sky and the outer sky. The Virgin Galactic pilot plane crossed the US-standard border.
SpaceX became the first airline trading company last year. *
A Virgin Galactic spokeswoman received $ 85m in deposit after selling tickets at a price of $ 200,000 to secure future flights.
*The article has been adapted to explain that SpaceX was the first company to take people on the road, not in space